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Empowerment Evaluation Toolkit

Written by Rebecca Cline. Posted in On-Line Prevention Toolkit

The Ohio Domestic Violence Network, in partnership with the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Prevention Program, is pleased to release a Primary Prevention of Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence Empowerment Evaluation Toolkit.  This toolkit was developed by Sandra Ortega, Ph.D., and Amy Bush Stevens, MSW, MPH, and supported through funding by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Domestic Violence Prevention Enhancement and Leadership Through Alliances (DELTA) Program and Rape Prevention Education Program. 

Funding for this Toolkit was made possible by the cooperative agreement award number 5US4CE001518-03 for DELTA from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  The views expressed in this Toolkit do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

Intended Audience and Uses:

The intended audience for this toolkit is local primary prevention providers, particularly those who are beginners or who have intermediate level skills in program evaluation.  This toolkit could also be used by evaluation consultants as a source of training and technical assistance materials. 

This toolkit is available for public access and public use.  Please use the following citation to acknowledge the source of all materials and worksheets:  "The Ohio Primary Prevention of Intimate Partner Violence & Sexual Violence Empowerment Evaluation Toolkit. 2011.  Amy Bush Stevens, Sandra Ortega, Ohio Domestic Violence Network, Columbus, Ohio."

Ohio Domestic Violence Network's Empowerment Evaluation Toolkit                   (Entire Document)

Please be patient!  Some of the documents contained in the links are large and may take considerable time to open.  Thank you!

Table of Contents:

Part 1a. Determining Needs, Resources, and Capacity

Type                 Name PDF         Word
Overview Needs and Resources Assessment X  
Tip Sheet How to Think Critically About Needs Assessment Data X  
Checklist Checklist for Needs and Resources Assessment X  
Example Needs and Resources Assessment Parent Questionnaire Example X  
Example Needs and Resources Assessment School Personnel Questionnaire Example X  
Example Needs and Resources Assessment Student Questionnaire Example X  
Worksheet Primary Prevention Capacity Assessment Tool X X
Resources Additional Resources: Needs and Resources Assessment X  

 

Part 1b.  Stating Outcomes & Developing a Logic Model

Type Name PDF  Word
Overview            Stating Outcomes & Developing a Logic Model    X  
Tip Sheet Process or Outcome?: How to Distinguish Between Process and Outcome Evaluation X  
Tip Sheet Translating Outcome Lingo:  What's the Difference Between SMART Objectives, United Way Targets, and ABCDE Outcomes? X  
Tip Sheet From Awareness to Action: The Continuum of Outcome Types X  
Tip Sheet The ABCDE Method of Writing Outcome Statements X  
Worksheet ABCDE Outcome Statements Worksheet X X
Example ABCDE Outcome Statements Worksheet with Examples X  
Tip Sheet Percentage Point Change and Percent Change X  
Example Annotated Survey Examples: Process and Outcome Indicators X  
Worksheet ABCDE Outcome Statements Check-Up Worksheet X X
Tip Sheet Decision Tree for Transforming Learning Objectives into ABCDE Outcome Statements X  
Example Examples of Moving from "Learning Objectives" to "ABCDE Outcome Statements" X  
Tip Sheet Logic Model Lingo X  
Example Logic Model Format 1 for IPV-SV Prevention X  
Example Logic Model Format 2 for IPV-SV Prevention X  
Example Logic Model Format 3 for IPV-SV Prevention X  
Worksheet Logic Model: Friend or Foe? X X
Resources Additional Resources on Outcomes and Logic Models X  

 

Part 1c. Planning Evaluation Methods

Type Name

 PDF  

Word  
Overview            Planning Your Evaluation: Four Key Decisions That Need to be Made in Evaluation Planning X  
Tip Sheet Evaluation Lingo X  
Tip Sheet Menu of Evaluation Methods X  
Tip Sheet Decision Tree for Selecting Instruments and Measures X  
Tip Sheet How to Align ABCDE Outcome Statements with One Survey Item or a Group of Items X  
Worksheet Evalution Tool Check-Up Worksheets (for strategy levels 1, 2, and 3) X X
Tip Sheet Top 10 Survey Design Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them X  
Tip Sheet Menu of Common Response Options for Outcome Evaluation Surveys X  
Tip Sheet Decision Tree for Evaluation Design Options X  
Tip Sheet Decision Tree for Selecting Sampling Methods X  
Tip Sheet Sampling Methods Commonly Used in Program Evaluation X  
Worksheet Outcome Evaluation Plan Worksheet X X
Worksheet Process Evaluation Plan Worksheet X X
Example Outcome Evaluation Plan Worksheet Example X  
Example Process Evaluation Plan Worksheet Example X  
Worksheet Basic Evaluation Plan Template X X
Appendix Rape Prevention Education Item Bank Revised June 2012 X  

 

Part 2. Collecting, Managing, and Analyzing Evaluation Data

Type     

 Name  

  PDF    Word
Overview           How to Tame the "Survey Beast:" Strategies for Reducing Time and Resources Needed to Conduct Evaluation Surveys on a Shoestring Budget X  
Tip Sheet How to Use Sampling to Reduce the Volume of Participant Evaluation Surveys You Collect and/or Enter X  
Tip Sheet How to Choose the Most Efficient Data Entry and Analysis Tools for Processing Evaluation Surveys X  
Tip Sheet How to Set Up Data Entry Worksheets in Excel and Clean Data in Excel or Online X  
Tip Sheet How to Design Data-Entry-Friendly Surveys X  
Tip Sheet Instructions for Setting up Survey Monkey Data Entry in the "Quick ABCDE Format" X  
Tip Sheet When Does it Make Sense to Use Statistical Analysis? X  
Tip Sheet Coding and Presenting Qualitative Results X  

 

Part 3. Presenting and Using Evaluation Findings

Type              

Name                                                                                           PDF    Word
Part 3a.      
Overview Presenting Evaluation Results: Creating an Evaluation Report    X  
Checklist Key Elements of an Evaluation Report X  
Tip Sheet Different Ways to Present Quantitative Results X  
Tip Sheet How to Create Accurate and User-Friendly Tables, Charts, Graphs    X  
Template Online Survey Report "Monkey Jacket" Template X X
Tip Sheet Instructions for using the Online Survey Report "Monkey Jacket" for Easy Reporting   X  
Example Online Survey Report "Monkey Jacket" Example X  
Tip Sheet Telling the Story of a Comprehensive Prevention Strategy and Community Saturation X  
Template Comprehensive Prevention "Saturation Matrix" Template X X
Example Comprehensive Prevention "Saturation Matrix" Example X  
Tip Sheet Sharing Results with Stakeholders X  
Part 3b.      
Overview Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) X  
Worksheet CQI Plan Worksheet X X
Example CQI Plan Example X  

 

Acknowledgements:

ODVN and ODH would like to thank the following local projects and reviewers for their tireless efforts to inform and improve this toolkit:

  • Knox County DELTA Project
  • Lucas County DELTA Project
  • Warren County Violence Free Coalition (DELTA)
  • Mental Health America of Licking County, PAVE Program
  • Local Rape Prevention Education Projects funded by ODH

We also thank the following reviewers who took time out of their busy schedules to provide feedback on drafts of this toolkit:

  • Christina Barnard, DELTA Project Coordinator, New Directions
  • Rebecca Cline, Prevention Programs Director, ODVN
  • Megan Crouch, Prevention Education Coordinator, Abuse and Rape Crisis Shelter of Warren County
  • Jasmine Finnie, Statewide Prevention Coordinator, Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence
  • Jan GreenRiver, Director of Prevention, Mental Health America of Licking County
  • Jane Hoyt-Oliver, Professor of Social Work, Malone University
  • Beth Malchus, Rape Prevention Coordinator, Ohio Department of Health
  • Sondra Miller, Vice President of Community Engagement, Cleveland Rape Crisis Center
  • Debra Seltzer, Administrator, Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Prevention Program, Ohio Deparment of Health
  • Amanda Suttle, Rape Prevention Coordinator, Ohio Department of Health
  • Sue Wismar, Education and Prevention Coordinator, Sexual Assault Response Network of Central Ohio

The contents of this toolkit were made possible through funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  The views expressed in the written materials do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

For more information about this toolkit please contact:

  • Amy Bush Stevens, Owl Creek Consulting, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or http://http://web.me.com/amybstevens/Owl_Creek_Consulting/Home.html
  • Sandra Ortega, Ph.D., Empowerment Evaluation Consultant, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Rebecca Cline, Prevention Programs Director, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

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